One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975) directed by Milos Forman
Louise Fletcher as Nurse Ratched (not pictured), Jack Nicholson as Randall Patrick McMurphy, William Redfield as Harding, Sydney Lassick as Cheswick (not pictured) and Delos V. Smith Jr. as Scanlon (not pictured)

Nurse Ratched: Do you want to say something to the group, Mr. McMurphy?
McMurphy: Well, yeah. I’d like to know why none of the guys never told me that you, Miss Ratched, and the doctors could keep me here ’til you’re good and ready to turn me loose. That’s what I’d like to know.
Nurse Ratched: Fine, Randall. That’s a good start. Would anyone care to answer Mr. McMurphy?
Harding: Answer what?
McMurphy: You heard me, Harding. You let me go on hassling Nurse Ratched here knowing how much I had to lose and you never told me nothin’.
Harding: Now, Mac. Wait a minute. Wait a minute. I didn’t know anything about, uh…
McMurphy: Shit!
Harding: …Wait a minute. Now listen. I… Now look. I… I’m voluntary here. See, I’m not committed. I don’t have to stay here. I mean, I can go home anytime I want.
McMurphy: You can go home anytime you want?
Harding: That’s it.
McMurphy: You’re bullshittin’ me.
Harding: No.
McMurphy: He’s bullshittin’ me, right?
Nurse Ratched: No, Randall. He’s telling you the truth. As a matter of fact, there are very few men here who are committed. There’s Mr. Bromden, Mr. Taber, some of the chronics, and you.
McMurphy: Cheswick? You’re voluntary?
Cheswick: (nods) Mmhm.
McMurphy: Scanlon?
Scanlon: (nods)
McMurphy
: Billy, for chrissakes, you must be committed, right?
Billy
: N-n-no.
McMurphy
: You’re just a young kid! What are you doing here? You oughta be out in a convertible, bird doggin’ chicks and bangin’ beaver. What are you doing here for chrissake?

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